Government pledges £300m to tackle challenges of ageing society

'10 million Brits to live to 100'

Hannah Godfrey
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A third of the government's £300m investment will go towards a ‘healthy ageing programme'
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A third of the government's £300m investment will go towards a ‘healthy ageing programme'

The government has pledged £300m of funding towards research and innovations to help tackle the challenges the UK faces with an ageing society.

According to the government, more than 10 million people in the UK can expect to see their 100th birthday compared with the 15,000 centurions alive today. £98m of the £300m investment will go towards...

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